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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents David Drabkin, Chairman of Section 809 Panel, His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented David Drabkin, chairman of the Section 809 Panel, with his first Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Drabkin for his role in the realignment of the Department of Defense’s acquisition process in 2018. We are ecstatic to present the most …

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Alan Chvotkin from the Professional Services Council Reviews Cases Involving Protests of Contract Awards

In his debut column, Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council, analyzes two recent cases involving the government contracting selection process. In each case contractors protested what they considered were flawed methods in the government’s source selection and filed a protest. Chvotkin reviews the implications …

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Acumen Solutions’ Saurabh Verma, Cristina Miller: PaaS Could Help Agencies Transform Citizen Experience

Saurabh Verma and Cristina Miller of Acumen Solutions have said government agencies should adopt platform as a service to quickly develop and deploy mission-impacting applications designed to improve the citizen experience. Verma and Miller wrote in a joint article that PaaS offers agencies more time to focus on innovation since …

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ValueOptions Federal Services Wins $422M Military OneSource Program Support Contract

ValueOptions Federal Services received a potential five-year, $422.6M contract from the General Services Administration’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center to manage a commercial employee assistance program for U.S. military personnel and their families. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday the company will support the Department of Defense’s …

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Serco Receives $82M Air Force Civil Engineering IT Support Order; Dave Dacquino Quoted

The North American arm of Serco Group secured a potential $82.3M task order to deploy, manage and sustain a new civil engineering information technology platform for the U.S. Air Force. Serco Inc. will help the service branch implement the IBM-built (NYSE: IBM) TRIRIGA integrated workplace management system as part of the …

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Unisys Announces $252M in US Federal Agency Contracts; PV Puvvada Quoted

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) announced multiple contracts valued up to $252M from the Census Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the General Services Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs on Thursday. The Census Bureau awarded Unisys a $102M contract to provide IT infrastructure support services for thousands …

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E3/Sentinel Gains Access to OASIS Unrestricted Engineering, Professional Services Pools; Andy Maner Quoted

The combined company formed through the merger of E3 Federal Solutions and The Sentinel Company in November has completed the novation of Pool 1 and Pool 3 unrestricted portions of the General Services Administration’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract vehicle. McLean, Va.-based E3/Sentinel said Wednesday it assumed all …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: ATOs to Bring More Telecom Task Orders Under EIS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2019 — David Young, senior vice president for strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), believes the provision of “authority to operate” for companies under the General Services Administration’s $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract indicates the program is advancing further toward awarding more task orders, ExecutiveBiz …

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Three Firms Land Spots on $446M DoD BPA for IT Research, Informative Services

Three companies have been awarded positions on a 10-year, $446M blanket purchase agreement under the information technology research and informative services category of the Department of Defense’s Enterprise Software Initiative. Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific selected three offerors for the award via a competitive procurement among 679 vendors on the …

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CenturyLink Gets Authority to Operate on GSA’s EIS Telecom Contract; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has secured an authority to operate on the General Services Administration’s potential 15-year, $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract for telecommunications and information technology services. “We’re excited to be the first vendor to receive an ATO on EIS so we can immediately help federal agencies jumpstart their IT modernization plans and …

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